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Mark Lane: Happy hurricane prep holiday! Hope I don’t need this stuff.

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2024
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Florida has an ideal climate half the year. Happy to be here. Then June arrives. And June high temperatures that delay dog walking until after dark, the first hurricane-map updates and the daily calculus of weighing thermostat settings against the next electric bill. Windows will stay sealed until Halloween. But this year, Florida summer settled in early. During Memorial Day weekend, the holiday that marks the cultural start of summer, the temperatures averaged 93 degrees, 6 degrees higher than average. Ocean temperatures here are at July levels. Triple-digit heat indexes...

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